The Pennsylvania Association of the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC) is a proud affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

PennAEYC is a dynamic membership organization of early care and education professionals dedicated to PennAEYC's Mission and Vision.

Mission

To be an effective voice for high-quality early childhood care and education. We do this through policy development, advocacy and professional development and supports for early childhood professionals

Vision

All Pennsylvania families will have access to high-quality, affordable early childhood care and education opportunities for their children provided by a profession that is valued, well-compensated and supported.

Code of Ethics

PennAEYC is committed to the NAEYC Professional Code of Ethical Conduct and recognizes that early care and education professionals encounter situations everyday that require moral and ethical decisions. The NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct provides guidelines to support the professional. For more information please visit NAEYC website to read the Code of Ethics and learn more.

 

Leadership

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Staff

Meet the PennAEYC Staff

NAEYC

Learn more about the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Chapters

Learn more about local PennAEYC Chapters serving communities across PA